KMD Play Project and Spiral Released a Series of “ART meets AR” themed Instagram AR Effects

Spiral/Wacoal Art Center has joined forces with Keio Media Design Play Project AR/T group to collaborate with 3 emerging artists to create interactive AR effects that transform their artistic visions into playful experiences. AR effects are published on the official Instagram account for Spiral/Wacoal Art Center (@spiral_jp).

The list of participating artists is as follows.
– tanaka macoto
“tanaka macoto” is a contemporary kiri-e artist (kiri-e = paper-cutting). Her unique style associates the meaning of the images and the words she extracts from receipts and books with the shapes she cuts out and turns them into.
– Makoto Egashira
Makoto Egashira creates installations by wrapping everyday objects in rococo-style rose print blankets, widespread in Japanese households since the last century’s economic boom.
– Lu Yang
Lu Yang, a Shanghai-based contemporary artist, creates an intense visual-world using expressions such as animation and games while focusing on the topics of science and religion.

For more details please find the following link for the press release from spiral (Japanese only).
https://www.spiral.co.jp/application/files/2016/0031/9325/Spiral_IGAR_Newsletter.pdf

AR effects are available for all Instagram users, please access through the links below:
– tanaka macoto
<kirie_tanakamacoto> https://instagram.com/a/r/?effect_id=206667697415189
– Makoto Egashira
<Suit_MakotoEgashira> https://instagram.com/a/r/?effect_id=556013668447243
<RoseBlanket_Selfie> https://instagram.com/a/r/?effect_id=273722820434985
– Lu Ynag
<Anger&Peace_LuYang> https://instagram.com/a/r/?effect_id=676696966529478


■Project Team: Play Project AR/T Group
ART/T group challenges to expand ART by digital for redesigning it for
post-COVID-19 society. Owning art has been considered a privilege, an exceptional experience only shared by a small group of collectors and art professionals. We believe by bringing artworks into XR, more people will be able to enjoy the experience of art as part of their daily life.

Articles of KMD NEWS

    Application Guidebook (Application Period-III Academic Year ...

    Updated on 2021.11.22

    Application Guidebook (Application Period-III Academic Year 2021) has been published. Please click here for application information.

    Opportunities for Project Faculty Position at KMD

    Updated on 2021.11.16

    Please see the Japanese version of this webpage.

    Nolasco Darlene Hannah Jane (Alumna, Master's Program) Has ...

    Updated on 2021.11.10

    Nolasco Darlene Hannah Jane (Alumna, Master's Program) of the SAMCARA real project at KMD has been selected for the 2021 Global Grad Show in Dubai. H...

    KMD Announcement on Results of 2nd Screening, Application Pe...

    Updated on 2021.10.23

    Announcement on results of 2nd screening will be available from 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. Click here to see the results.

    Joint Research of ITOMA Project with Daiwa House Industry Co...

    Updated on 2021.10.14

    Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd., which has been conducting joint research with ITOMA Project at Keio University Graduate School of Media Design, will o...

    KMD Announcement on Results of 1st Screening, Application Pe...

    Updated on 2021.10.07

    Announcement on results of 1st screening will be available from 1 p.m. on Monday, October 11, 2021. Click here to see the results.

    KMD Online Information Session on September 29 (Student Voic...

    Updated on 2021.09.27

    The Keio University Graduate School of Media Design (KMD) will hold an online information session “Student Voices” via YouTube LIVE. The session will ...

    KMD Entrance Examination Application Period-II, 2021 (from S...

    Updated on 2021.09.08

    The application period-II, 2021 for KMD entrance examination will start from September 10 (Fri.), 2021. Please click here for detailed information.